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Vernon Downs Casino Hosts a Job Fair

Primary Media Contact: Stephen Donnelly, Dynamic Innovation Group, (719) 337-8238 or

Secondary Media Contact: Ursula Maunder, Vernon Downs, (315) 829-3400 ext. 3293 or


 Vernon Downs to add jobs for the upcoming racing season 

Racino to host job fair to hire top local talent

 Vernon Downs will be hosting a job fair later this month for a wide variety of open positions in preparation for the 2017 racing season. The racino is looking to fill a variety of positions from the job fair which will be held at the Vernon Downs Casino Event Center on Wednesday, March 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Numerous full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions in facilities, food & beverage, hotel/hospitality, marketing, mutuals, operations, players club, racing, and security are available.

A full list of open positions can be found here: and those interested can also apply online at the following URL:

“Vernon Downs is gearing up for another successful season of racing and we’re looking for passionate and talented people to join our team,” said owner Jeff Gural. “We encourage everyone interested to attend the job fair, dress to impress, and be ready for on-the-spot interviews.”

Guests can experience live harness racing at Vernon Downs for two-thirds of the year with races running from April through November. The racino hosts a variety of premier stakes events, including the Crawford Farms Open Trot, Muscle Hill Open Mare Trot, and the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot. The venue also offers a variety of family-friendly events, such as camel and ostrich races, opportunities to meet the drivers, and special days with deep discounts on food and beverage to allow for an affordable outing.

,In addition to its video gaming machines, Vernon Downs offers live harness racing, concerts, and other entertainment. Jeff Gural owns Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY and Tioga Downs in Nichols, NY. In the last decade, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have created more than 1,000 family-sustaining jobs. For more information on Vernon Downs, please visit



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